RANDOM PHOTOS
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Red-breasted Flycatcher, Co. Donegal, Ireland.
Red-breasted Flycatcher(Ficedula parva)
Tory Island, Co. Donegal, Ireland.
October 16th, 2012.
American Black Tern, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
American Black Tern(Chlidonias niger surinamensis)
Carnsore Point, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
July 22nd, 2006.
Hobby, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Hobby(Falco subbuteo)
Ballyvaloo, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
June 3rd, 2008.
Little Bunting, Co. Cork, Ireland.
Little Bunting(Emberiza pusilla)
Cape Clear Island, Co. Cork, Ireland.
October 9th, 2016.
Lesser Whitethroat, Co. Cork, Ireland.
Lesser Whitethroat(Sylvia curruca)
Cape Clear Island, Co. Cork, Ireland.
October 14th, 2006.
Red-backed Shrike, Co. Cork, Ireland.
Red-backed Shrike(Lanius collurio)
Cape Clear Island, Co. Cork, Ireland.
October 16th, 2006.
Solitary Sandpiper, Co. Cork, Ireland.
Solitary Sandpiper(Tringa solitaria)
Cape Clear Island, Co. Cork, Ireland.
August 29th, 2008.
Waxwing, Co. Dublin, Ireland.
Waxwing(Bombycilla garrulus)
O'Connell Street, Dublin City Centre, Co. Dublin, Ireland.
January 13th, 2009.
Starling, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Starling(Sturnus vulgaris)
Nethertown, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
October 6th, 2011.
Scaup, Co. Dublin, Ireland.
Scaup(Aythya marila)
Malahide Estuary, Co. Dublin, Ireland.
January 30th, 2011.
Song Thrush, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Song Thrush(Turdus philomelos)
Lady's Island Lake, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
April 14th, 2013.
Grey Heron, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Grey Heron(Ardea cinerea)
Lady's Island Lake, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
May 11th, 2012.
Curlew, Co. Dublin, Ireland.
Curlew(Numenius arquata)
North Bull Island, Co. Dublin, Ireland.
December 13th, 2015.
Greenshank, Co. Dublin, Ireland.
Greenshank(Tringa nebularia)
Broadmeadow Estuary, Swords, Co. Dublin, Ireland.
February 15th, 2015.
With Redshank
Collared Dove, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Collared Dove(Streptopelia decaocto)
Carnsore Point, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
April 13th, 2013.
Oystercatcher, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Oystercatcher(Haematopus ostralegus)
Lady's Island Lake, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
December 15th, 2012.
PAST IRISH RARE BIRDS
on 25th March
2008 Cackling Goose, Mayo
2005 Purple Heron, Wexford
1983 Ivory Gull, Wexford
1961 Little Egret, Cork
More details:
Cackling Goose
Annagh, Mullet Peninsula, Mayo. 2008.
Joined with a bird that had been present since the previous November
Purple Heron
Tacumshin Lake, Wexford. 2005.
Ivory Gull
Wexford Harbour, Wexford. 1983.
Found dead the following day
Little Egret
Harbour View, Courtmacsherry Bay, Cork. 1961.
9th Irish Record
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FIRST WP RECORDS
on 25th March:
Soft-plumaged Petrel, Off North Beach, Eilat, Gulf of Aqaba, Israel. 25th March, 1997.
Also seen from Aquaba, Jordan on the same day
Shirihai, H. 1999. Fifty species new to Israel, 1979-1998: their discovery and documentation, with tips on identification. Sandgrouse 21: 45-105.